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January 2012

The Transformation of Health Care in Canada: Raising Our Nursing Voices in B.C. by Paddy Rodney RN

It is a new year - a politically important year. As you are aware, we are drawing closer to 2014, when the federal-provincial Health Accord will be re-negotiated. This week, the Premiers of all the provinces are meeting in Victoria to discuss the future of health care in Canada.

Read More »The Transformation of Health Care in Canada: Raising Our Nursing Voices in B.C. by Paddy Rodney RN

A Canadian version of the US Licensure Examination, eh? by Nickie Snyder RN

Late last year, 10 of Canada’s nursing regulatory bodies selected an American organization, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, to develop a new examination for entry-to-practice which will replace the current Canadian exam by 2015. The NCLEX (National Council Licensure EXamination) is the name of the exam currently used in the United States.

There has been a lot of talk lately about the NCLEX coming to Canada. To be honest, when I first heard about it my thought was, “that doesn’t sound completely terrible”.Read More »A Canadian version of the US Licensure Examination, eh? by Nickie Snyder RN

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